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What happened in the skies over Siberia on June 30, 1908? This video shows what the site looked like on the 100th anniversary of the mysterious explosion, which scientists think was caused by an asteroid or comet entering the Earth’s atmosphere.

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To celebrate Asteroid Day, we’re highlighting some resources on CurioCity that can help you learn more about asteroids.

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Neutron Stars are some of the strangest things in the Universe. Not quite massive enough to become black holes they are basically atoms as big as mountains with properties so extreme it's mind-blowing.

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If we are to travel into outer space we will not be able to bring all the food we will need for long trips. NASA is studying how we can grow food in space to provide astronauts with fresh produce.

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This video from MinutePhysics explains why we only see one side of the moon.

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This video from MinutePhysics explains how to calculate the size of the sun.

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The sun has two planets in its Goldilocks zone: the Earth and Mars. The crucial difference: a magnetic field that protects us from the sun’s radiation and makes liquid water - and life - possible on Earth.

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This video from the Science Channel provides an overview of what a solar wind is, how it forms, and why it is "the biggest obstacle we have for exploring our universe."

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In February 2013, a stunning sight in the sky over Russia made international headlines. The light of an asteroid hurtling toward Earth was brighter than the sun.

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The dinosaurs died off after a massive asteroid strike with a billion times more energy than the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima. A team at NASA studies the impact to learn more

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